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“This is a salute to one of the….”: Randeep Hooda shares first look from Swatantra Veer Savarkar on his birth anniversary

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
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“This is a salute to one of the….”: Randeep Hooda shares first look from Swatantra Veer Savarkar on his birth anniversary

Mumbai: Vinayak Damodar Savarkar, known among followers by the honorific prefix Veer, was an Indian politician, activist, and writer. He developed the Hindu nationalist political ideology of Hindutva while imprisoned at Ratnagiri in 1922. On the 139th birth anniversary of Veer Savarkar, Randeep Hooda has shared a post in his honor. On the special occasion, the actor has released the first look of the film ‘Swatantra Veer Savarkar’. It is difficult to recognize Randeep Hooda in the first look.

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The film is a biopic of freedom fighter Vinayak Damodar Savarkar, popularly known as Veer Savarkar.

The ‘Sarbjit’ actor took to his Instagram handle and dropped the first poster of the movie, in which he will be seen portraying Vinayak Damodar Savarkar.

Sharing the look, Randeep wrote, “This is a salute to one of the tallest unsung heroes of India’s struggle for freedom and self-actualisation. I hope I can live up to the challenge of filling such big shoes of a true revolutionary and tell his real story which had been brushed under the carpet for so long..Wishing you all a very Happy #VeerSavarkarJayanti”, while giving the same caption to the video too.

The film will soon go into production. Mahesh Manjrekar will direct the film.

Mahesh Manjrekar also shared the first-look poster and wrote, “The revolutionary freedom fighter, presenting @RandeepHooda in & as #SwatantraVeerSavarkar! #139yearsofsavarkar @anandpandit63 @thisissandeeps @directorsamkhan@apmpictures @LegendStudios_ #roopapandit #zafarmehdi @deepaksahupr (sic).”

Vinayak Damodar Savarkar was born on May 28, 1883, at Bhagur village of Nashik district in Maharashtra. He was one of the most important figures of the Hindu Mahasabha, a Hindu nationalist organisation and a political party. He was a politician, activist and writer. He is known to have developed the Hindu nationalist political ideology of Hindutva. Veer Savarkar died on February 26, 1966, in Bombay.Live TV

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